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ICONMA, LLC Geology Technician in Corning, New York

Job Description

  • The successful applicant will combine hand-on experience with scientific principles to provide technical support to engineers involved in testing, research and development for such materials as glass, refractory, ceramics, metals, and polymers.

  • This position will focus on materials X-ray tomography and data analysis, and some hands-on sample preparation in a laboratory environment.

  • Conduct materials preparation and X-ray tomography scanning

  • Analyze tomography data

  • Support Geologist and Engineering staff with sample preparation and other hands-on lab work

  • Provide off-hours & weekend support as needed

  • This position will work in the MT&E Thermal Materials Engineering Laboratory in the Decker Building, focused on X-ray tomography and data analysis as the top priority.

  • The person will be trained for sample preparation and standardized testing areas as needed.


  • AAS in Engineering Technology or related field

  • 2+ years of experience in a technician role or similar function

  • Expertise with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel for data analysis

  • Knowledge of various materials and their properties (like density, chemistry, etc)

  • Knowledge of safety systems and how they relate to machine work, furnace work and material handling.

  • Able to gather information independently using established and defined procedures. Still generally obtains input to solve more complex problems.

  • Sound knowledge of job and a substantial acquaintance with the general aspects of the job.

  • Intermediate level technical understanding.

  • Works under general site supervision.

  • Good written & oral communications skills

  • Creative & innovative approach to problem solving

  • Positive demeanor and collaborative approach

  • Ability to learn, be flexible, and adapt quickly

  • Strong organization and time management skills

  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic

    Desired Skills / Qualifications:

  • Some microscopy experience

  • Knowledge of X-ray equipment and images

  • 1+ year experience using visual analysis software is preferred

    As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.